Mark J. Hudson

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Mark James Hudson (born 10 July 1963) is a British academic and an anthropologist interested in multicultural Japan.[1] As an archaeologist in Japan, his area of specialization are the Jōmon period and the Yayoi period.[2]

Early life[edit]

Hudson was awarded his M.Phil in East Asian Archaeology at the University of Cambridge in 1988. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Tokyo. His doctoral dissertation investigated the Jōmon-Yayoi transition in the Kanto region.[2]


Hudson is a Professor of Anthropology at Nishikyushu University.[3] He was formerly a member of the faculty of the University of Tsukuba.[4] He is a member of the editorial board of the Japanese academic journal, Anthropological Science.[3]

Selected works[edit]

In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Mark Hudson, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 6 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 800+ library holdings.[5]

  • Archaeological Approaches to Ritual and Religion in Japan (1992)
  • Ruins of identity: Ethnogenesis in the Japanese Islands, 400 B.C. to A.D. 1400 (1995)